Spending a Day in Ft. Worth

By Kat Kasel

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Fort Worth is attached to its large neighbor to create the metropolitan region of Dallas-Ft Worth, one of the most major centers of population of the nation and an economic center for the Texas. The city was founded as a military base in 1849 and became a city of livestock during the days of the Wild West. Today, Fort Worth has a population of nearly 800,000 which is class just behind Dallas among the cities in the Metroplex.

Thanks to a number of world-renowned museums and regional attractions, Fort Worth is regarded as the entry door culture in the American West. In the first rank of the jewels of the city is the Museum of Art Kimbrell, which presents the largest collection of art in the state and is housed in an architectural landmark modern. The Amon Carter Museum also has a unique collection of American Art. For a connection to the Wild West past of the city, the Fort Worth Stockyards offers visitors a neighborhood of restored buildings with museums, shops and restaurants.

Fort Worth is served by four major highways that connect it to Dallas and the rest of the Texas, and has an arterial in the entire city of the streets. The third busiest airport in the world, Dallas / Forth Worth International, is located approximately halfway between the two city. A line of commuter train to the newly built offers tourists and residents an easy connection between Fort Worth and the city center of Dallas.

About Kat Kasel
Kat is a freelance writer and media associate for a digital marketing company in Washington, DC. She loves reading and writing but 'rithmatic? Not so much.

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